Monthly Archives: October 2012

Harvest Monday, October 15, 2012 + Planting Garlic

We had hard freeze and wide spread killer frost. I did heed the weatherman warning and brought in what needed to come in. There was not much. Now that we had frost, the carrots, parsnips and hardy greens should be tastier. Blue … Continue reading

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Walkway Over the Hudson – Starry Starry Night

The walkway was opened to the public on October 3, 2009 It poured and poured on Thursday, more rain predicted for Saturday and Sunday, but Friday, October 5, 2012, was a perfect day (and night) for Starry Starry Night. A benefit celebration on … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, October 8, 2012 + Container Gardening

The lettuce I transplanted into window boxes  on September 17, are growing nicely but the forellenschluss lettuce (top box) and the lettuce cimmaron (middle box) are overcrowded. Thinned out some of the forellenschluss lettuce (top box, will thin again in a few … Continue reading

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CCEDC Saturday in the Garden – Harvesting Time

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Dutchess County hosted Saturday in the Garden on September 29th, their third such event this year. The event is for families, adults and children, to gain hands-on experience working side by side with Master Gardener volunteers, using … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, October 1, 2012

Went to the garden armed with rake, shovel and bucket to pick up and dispose of all the partially eaten Asian pears on the garden floor and on the tree. A big surprise awaited me. There was no partially eaten or … Continue reading

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